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Friday, 21 November 2014

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2009 floods: Neighbours pitched in to help each other

floodsHallParkView1411 Maureen Spedding, of Hall Park View, Workington, saw her belongings under five feet of water during the 2009 floods.

Last updated 14 November 2014
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Prolific author Mary Burkett dies, aged 90

Mary Burkett OBE, owner of Isel Hall, near Cockermouth, has died at the age of 90.

Last updated 14 November 2014
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Will Noel have a deal for Workington's Kelly?

nodealwoman1411 A Workington mum is next week poised to make the deal of a lifetime on TV’s Deal or No Deal game show.

Last updated 14 November 2014
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Rebecca’s gift of love

rebeccap1pic0711 A Flimby youngster chose charity over birthday party bags when she was inspired by her teacher’s leukaemia battle.

Last updated 7 November 2014
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Wildlife group welcomes David Bellamy

Red Squirrels 004 0711 An amateur photographer from Cockermouth has scored a hat trick by having his work chosen to appear in a charity calendar for the third year running.

Last updated 7 November 2014
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Couple’s aid for Romania passes 2,000 boxes mark

romania1 3110 A Workington couple have shipped more than 2,000 shoeboxes to people in need in Romania over the last 20 years.

Last updated 31 October 2014
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Actors find Lost Boy in four days

barrieextra 3110 After only four days of rehearsals, 11 young actors were due to stage a play at a Workington theatre last night.

Last updated 31 October 2014
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Tennis match reaches 50 years

p3goldenwed 3110 A Maryport couple have celebrated 50 years of marriage with a £1,420 gift to charity.

Last updated 31 October 2014
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New WI aimed at helping women build friendships

newcockiWI3110 Women in Cockermouth looking for something to do in their spare time can now join the town’s new branch of the WI.

Last updated 31 October 2014
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Britain’s Afghan campaign was ‘worthwhile’ says mum

monkfamily 3110 If the war in Afghanistan had not been worthwhile, then a West Cumbrian soldier died in vain.

Last updated 31 October 2014
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Bench in memory of Trevor Fee

trevorbench3110 A bench has been unveiled in Seaton in memory of respected village councillor Trevor Fee.

Last updated 31 October 2014
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Gym is fit for celebration

p1gymlady3110b A Maryport community gym is celebrating its 10th birthday.

Last updated 31 October 2014
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Volunteer drivers step up after Maryport bus cuts

freddriver2410 People are being urged to use a voluntary social car scheme in response to bus service cuts in the Maryport area. (9 comments)

Last updated 24 October 2014
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Work begins on Workington snooker hall demolition

snookerhall2410 Work to demolish an eyesore former Workington snooker hall should be finished by the end of next week. (1 comment)

Last updated 24 October 2014
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Security increased at theft-hit West Cumbrian church

A SECURITY company has been appointed to help St Mary’s Church, Maryport, in its fight to stop theft and vandalism.

Last updated 24 October 2014
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Maryport girl becomes youngest qualified diver in Cumbria

youngdiver2410 A Maryport girl has become the youngest qualified diver in Cumbria.

Last updated 24 October 2014
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New group planned to give a voice to Workington traders

A pair of Workington men are joining forces to give the town’s “abandoned” traders a united voice.

Last updated 24 October 2014
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Fourth bursary in honour of Aspatria woman Emma

emmagyles 2410 THE family of an Aspatria woman who lost her life to ovarian cancer at the age of 24 are continuing to raise funds in her memory.

Last updated 24 October 2014
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Education zone opens in Workington

techzone 2410 The latest technology has transformed Workington’s Helena Thompson Museum into a history hub for the modern generation.

Last updated 24 October 2014
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Flimby pupils fly high thanks to racing pigeon

pigeonschool 2410 A PIGEON named Poppy Flanders has become a little flying hero to the youngsters at Flimby Primary School.

Last updated 24 October 2014
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